IPL 2019: Match of contrast/ AFP PHOTO / Manjunath KIRAN  / GETTYOUT
IPL 2019: Match of contrast/ AFP PHOTO / Manjunath KIRAN / GETTYOUT

The first battle of season 12 of Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to begin on March 23 with heavyweights of Indian team, MS Dhoni’ Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) taking on each other in the opening game. Ahead of the game, IPL released a video featuring Dhoni and Kohli along with their fans who are all set for the mega encounter.

In the video, CSK and RCB fans can be seen all excited for EPIC clash with half of fans chants ‘Dhoni…Dhoni’, while other half chants ‘Kohli…Kohli’. IPL captioned the video as, “Dhoni, Dhoni, @msdhoni or Kohli, Kohli, @imVkohli?, We can’t wait for this battle of the greats. Match 1 of #VIVOIPL between @ChennaiIPL and @RCBTweets  #GameBanayegaName”.

However, the two-time champions CSK gave a quick reaction to the video. Replying to the video, CSK shared a picture of Superstar Rajinikanth, who can be seen pouring yellow color water stating that yellow will dominate over red. Take a look:

Meanwhile, RCB will be looking to win their maiden IPL title, CSK would come to the tournament as a defending champion who will look to retain the title and win it for record 4th time.

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